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Two brothers from Idaho placed first and second at the Whiskey Gulch Gang’s Demolition Derby Saturday in front of a packed arena at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

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Thadd’s Place, Grant County’s grief support center, received $24,400 from the Knight Cancer Institute’s Community Partnership Program to expand its services to include cancer patients and thei…

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Rayce Richard Houser of Canyon City graduated with distinction from Pacific University in Oregon in May 2021 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the College of Health Professions.

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Grant County Court Administrative Assistant Kim Puckett put in her last day with the county after more than two years of service. Puckett, who is relocating to Central Oregon, said she appreci…

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The Whiskey Gulch Gang’s annual demolition derby is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Grant County Fairgrounds arena.

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JOHN DAY—There are so many issues in our lives right now that we cannot keep up with all the changes. Some of us don’t have anything special to do, and some of us are so overwhelmed with all t…

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Editors note: This article has been updated to reflect that Family Movie Night will be held at Canyon City Park Fridays at 9 p.m; through August. Painted Sky Center for the Arts will host the …

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MONUMENT—For our Tuesday, July 6, meal, Terry Cade and Carrie Jewell served us a hearty meal of spaghetti, garlic bread, fresh tossed green salad and peanut butter chocolate cake for dessert. …

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JOHN DAY—The year 2021 is half gone, and we are just beginning to have a real life in our community. No news of wrongdoing or harm over our Fourth of July. Many were gathering and getting out …

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Roughly 300 people braved the sweltering heat Saturday for Family Fun Day at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

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The Fourth of July fireworks show in Prairie City is back this year after being canceled last year due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Names of students who have made the scholastic honor roll for spring 2021 have been announced by Oregon State University.

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MONUMENT — Our cooks, Terry Cade and Carrie Jewell, made us a hearty meal of chicken enchiladas with all the fixings, fiesta corn and orange cooler cake for our dessert. Nom, nom, is all I can…

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The Grant County Fairgrounds will host Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26.

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The John Day Farmers Market kicked off Saturday with a steady stream of customers and new vendors offering a wide array of products from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The weekly event continues ever…

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Cindy Lemcke and K9 Oakie passed their Wilderness Trailing Type II national certification with Search and Rescue Dogs of the United States. They also received their trailing certification with…

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More than 7,000 students representing all 36 of Oregon’s counties, all 50 states and 73 countries have earned degrees as part of Oregon State University’s class of 2021 — including two student…

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Grant County’s ’62 Days Celebration commemorated its 100th year over the weekend when the two-day festival kicked off on June 11 at Sels Brewery in Canyon City.

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JOHN DAY—First of all, apologies for last week’s error in this article. I must have been the one, being confused when looking at posts on the senior center site on Facebook. I do confuse easil…

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Gallery 15, on Broadway in Burns, will participate in the downtown Burns sidewalk sale on Friday and Saturday, June 18 and 19, in conjunction with the Skull 120 Gravel Grinder bicycle race.

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Grant County’s ’62 Days Celebration will mark its 100th year when the two-day festival kicks off June 11 at Sels Brewery in Canyon City.

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As Canyon City’s ’62 Days Celebration turns 100 years old this week, the event organizers tapped longtime Grant County resident Jack Young to be the parade’s grand marshal.

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JOHN DAY—Did you know? June 27, 2018, Sen. Lynn Findley presented our senior center with a new Oregon state flag. Did you notice?

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MONUMENT—Well, we almost did not get to enjoy our meal this past Tuesday. We had power outages throughout the previous night, and the power went out again for over an hour Tuesday morning. I a…

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